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Document number: 9822
Date: 09 Nov 1871
Recipient: TALBOT William Henry Fox
Author: COOPER William Ricketts
Collection: British Library, London, Manuscripts - Fox Talbot Collection
Last updated: 1st September 2003

society of biblical archæology,
9, Conduit Street, W.

9th Novr 1871.

Dear Sir

You will be glad to hear that on Tuesday, the Society’s Meeting was a complete success, and that in addition to your interesting paper, which was read by Dr Cull – we had two others, by Mr G. Smith and R. H Lang Esq, Consul at Cyprus, on the discovery and decypherment of some Cypriote Inscriptions

The Societys Journal is announced for January 1871. Five papers are already in Print. viz two by yourself, Two by Dr Birch, and one by Mr Bosanquet; <1> these are only awaiting pagination In addition there is a long one by M Smith nearly completed also – and another by Mr Lang today placed in the Printers hands –

I enclose the Receipt for your subscription, and trusting that you will be satisfied with the Societys progress

remain My Dear Sir Yrs Resply

W. R. Cooper Sec

H Fox Talbot Esq. FRS. DLL


1. Banker.

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